Posts Tagged: Dote2020


As we close our 32nd annual Dancing on the Edge Festival (and our first to digitally stream our programs!) we would like to extend our thanks to all of our talented choreographers, dancers, creatives, and crew. We also show our gratitude for our festival staff, Firehall Arts Centre staff, our funding bodies and donors. In… Read more »

DOTE 2020 Review from The Georgia Straight

“The fest was well situated for the shift to #digital (though that in no way should diminish the huge effort that went into rebuilding its plans). Its #contemporary #artists are used to experimentation, its shows usually taking an intimate scale that lends itself to the kind of short films that featured here. Overall, the fest… Read more »

20 Questions with Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg | Vancouver Presents

Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg chats with Vancouver Presents about creating work during a pandemic. “Being crazy busy and “productive” doesn’t equal being useful and alive. I think we’ve all been running as fast as we can to get by, be relevant/important/worthy. We’ve (I’m talking about the other artist-parents I know but it goes further than that-its… Read more »


Olivia C. Davies speaks with CBC Radio-Canada ICI Première’s Boulevard du Pacifique about Wishing Well For our #French-speaking #audience, #choreographer and #director Olivia C. Davies speaks with CBC Radio-Canada ICI Première’s Boulevard du Pacifique about Wishing Well, #ceremony, and the development of this piece from her work: Gidaashi: The Wind that Takes Us. Listen to… Read more »

DOTE 2020 Youtube Stream Technical Difficulties

Thank you for supporting our Dancing on the Edge Festival 2020 as we move forward in a new direction. This is the first year that we have presented #dance through digital streaming on #Youtube. Over the weekend, we experienced a couple of technical glitches with our setup and apologise for any inconvenience this may have… Read more »

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The 32nd Annual Dancing on the Edge Festival moves in a new direction!   Festival Producer Donna Spencer recently announced “We are very disappointed that Dancing on the Edge Festival 2020 which was scheduled from July 2-11 will not be moving forward as originally planned. The festival would have included a presentation of over thirty… Read more »


The 32nd Annual Dancing on the Edge Festival Moves Forward in a Different Form! July 2 – 11, 2020   An eagerly anticipated highlight of the Lower Mainland’s dance season each July is Canada’s longest-running contemporary dance festival, Dancing on the Edge. For the 2020 festival, we are happy to announce that we aren’t cancelling, but excited… Read more »